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sinews of American capitalism

Clark C. Spence

sinews of American capitalism

an economic history.

by Clark C. Spence

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Hill & Wang, 1964.

The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 369p.
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19035888M


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